MONTREAL, May 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC) announced today that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 24, 2017 were elected as directors of Air Canada at the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders which was held on Friday, May 5, 2017 in Montreal.
All of the nominees have already been serving as directors of Air Canada and each of the directors was elected by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy at the meeting. The results of the vote are detailed below.
Christie J.B. Clark
Michael M. Green
Jean Marc Huot
Joseph B. Leonard
Roy J. Romanow
Michael M. Wilson
At the meeting, shareholders also ratified Air Canada's shareholder rights plan adopted by the Board of Directors on March 24, 2017 in order to renew the shareholder rights plan originally adopted by the Board on March 30, 2011, as amended on June 4, 2012 and March 27, 2014. A copy of the shareholder rights plan is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
Final voting results on all matters voted on at the meeting will be filed on SEDAR.
About Air Canada
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2016 served close to 45 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 57 in the United States and 91 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,300 airports in 190 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.
SOURCE Air Canada